Solon Foster

Solon Foster (1811-1896) was born 8 Jan. 1811 in Danby, Tompkins Co., New York. He was the son of Luther Foster and Ruth Hedges. He married Sarah Downing on 23 Dec. 1841 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. He was baptized in 1833. He and Wilford Woodruff were part of Zion's Camp in 1834. He died 17 Mar. 1896 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.

Footnotes

Solon Foster Sr. (KWJY-PJ7), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Solon Foster, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/solon-foster, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Solon Foster, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/solon-foster, accessed 14 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 151

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    April 20, 1837 ~ Thursday April 20th Spent this day in the house of the Lord in prayer and fasting with the congregation of the Saints. Much of the power, gifts, and graces of the gospel was poured out upon us. speaking and interpeting of tongues was manifest in the congregation one brother sung a lengthy song in tongues & sister Hide interpeted the same it was great & glorious much of it was respecting the fame of Joseph and his ...
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  • Page 194

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    December 10, 1876 ~ Sunday Dec 10, 1876 Sunday Met at 10 oclok B Young spoke 50. ^Afternoon^ E Snow spoke 1 Hour & 7 M[inutes] W Woodruff spoke 35 Minuts. At the close of the Meeting we drove to Solon Fosters and spent the night 10 M[iles] December 11, 1876 ~ Monday [FIGURE] ^11th^ On our return to the city we found President Young vary poorly with Rheumatic fever the pain in hise feet was so ...
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    December 10, 1876 December 11, 1876 December 12, 1876 December 13, 1876 December 14, 1876 December 15, 1876 December 16, 1876 December 17, 1876
  • Page 98

    Part of Journal (January 1893 – April 1897)

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    July 7, 1894 ~ Saturday July 7, 1894 I spent the day at home was not vary well July 8, 1894 ~ Sunday 8 ^[FIGURE]^ Sunday The strikers in Ogden turned mob & burned near $100000 dollars worth of Property the US Armey at Camp Douglass went by call to Ogden to defend the city of Ogden against the strikers They have also burned up one Million Dollars worth of Property at Chicago and the Rail Roads are tied up nearly all over the ...
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    July 7, 1894 July 8, 1894 July 9, 1894 July 10, 1894 July 11, 1894 July 12, 1894 July 13, 1894